September 23, 2014
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
A jury for the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Monday found the Jordan-based Arab Bank liable for providing material support to Hamas. The plaintiffs were 300 victims injured in attacks by Hamas against Israel. The jury found that Arab Bank conducted business with ...[read more]
May 13, 2014
by Max Slater
An Israeli trial court on Tuesday sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to six years in prison for his role in a bribery scandal while serving as mayor of Jerusalem. The Tel Aviv District Court ruled that Olmert was guilty of participating in a corrupt real estate deal in the 1990s involving ...[read more]
March 31, 2014
by Benjamin Minegar
Israel's Tel Aviv District Court on Monday convicted former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert of accepting bribes relating to the construction of a luxury apartment complex called the Holyland towers. As Jerusalem's mayor from 1993 to 2003, Olmert, along with other city officials, allegedly ...[read more]
May 16, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Monday awarded victims' families over $300 million dollars in damages from the governments of Syria and Iran for their roles in an April 2006 terrorist attack in Israel. The lawsuit was filed by the Shurat HaDin Israel Law Center on ...[read more]
May 2, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On May 2, 2011, former Israeli president Moshe Katsav appealed his conviction to the Israeli Supreme Court prior to beginning a seven-year prison sentence for rape and sexual assault. The motion requested that Katsav's sentence be postponed until after his appeal is heard. The Tel Aviv District ...[read more]
March 22, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On March 22, 2011, the Tel Aviv District Court sentenced Israeli ex-president, Moshe Katsav, to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting three women. One of the assaults occurred during his tenure as the minister of the Department of Tourism, and the others occurred during his term as ...[read more]
December 30, 2011
by Cody Harding
On December 30, 2010, former Israeli President Moshe Katsav was convicted of two rape charges in Tel Aviv after he rejected an earlier plea bargain. He was found guilty of assaulting a female employee while serving as head of the Tourism Ministry, and two women at his residence during his time as ...[read more]
March 22, 2011
by Matt Glenn
The Tel Aviv District Court sentenced former Israeli president Moshe Katsav to seven years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting three women. The court convicted Katsav in December, finding that he had assaulted a female employee of the Department of Tourism during his time as minister and two ...[read more]
December 30, 2010
by Eryn Correa
Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav was convicted of two rape charges on Thursday, following his decision to rescind an earlier plea bargain. A Tel Aviv court found him guilty of assaulting a female employee of the Tourism Ministry during his time as Minister, and two women at the President's ...[read more]
October 2, 2010
by Daniel Makosky
An Israeli district court on Friday rejected Irish Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Maguire's request to gain entry into the country. Maguire, traveling to Israel for a conference of Nobel laureates, was arrested on Tuesday upon her arrival in Tel Aviv and informed that she was barred from ...[read more]

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